Sunbird Ku Chawe Inn
Travel Blogs from Zomba
In reading The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories, (ed. Jane Urquhart, 2007) and Wonderful Town (2000), an anthology of stories about New York that have appeared in the New Yorker between 1927 and 2000, I was struck by how much more likely the New York stories were to be specific about where they were set.
Of the forty-six stories in Wonderful Town, thirty-nine mention a specific street, avenue, district, park, square or building. (If a feature ...
Dave wanted to take me up on Zomba Mountain. We drove up and up and up. Along the way we stopped and bought some berries from some children standing beside the road trying to flag down cars to sell them. I bought some berries that looked like raspberries only they were bright yellow. I have never seen them before. We didn't have anything to put them in as the kids selling them to us needed to keep their ...
Zomba was the capital city of Malawi when it was under colonial rule by the British before being moved to Lilongwe in the mid-1960's. It is based at the bottom of the Zomba Plateau that contains some great hiking and scenic overviews of the city.
We arrived in Zomba in the evening after having to wait substantial ...
... and sweet gooseberries which seem to only be grown there!
All in all a very pleasant trip where we relaxed, read books and ate and drank well.
We returned down to Zomba for 1 more night at the talian run Casa Rossa where we met some people who we met in Mt Mulanje. They worked in Zomba. One of them asked us what we were doing - were we just bummigngaround Malawi! Well, I suppose we are just bumming around ...
... our winery tours. We had a less mental last weekend in Malawi (ie. actually had a small lie in). Our favourite haunt Chez Maky was having a special live music night on the friday night so loads of us went (I swear every foreign doctor in the hospital was there) and had a barbeque and danced to the awesome band. I have to admit I got up there with them at one point dancing with them and singing into their microphone. They said I was a great dancer and had a beautiful singing voice but ...
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